Roberts Blog

(machine translated in 2018) Prediction was very good, ZW 18 a 22 knots, and constantly throughout the day. Was there on time, wind seemed to fall against. Put up some rigging, first set the 7.3, when the 8.4. After consultation with Hans, Orion and Dave decided to again silverfleet. It was not the easiest conditions, but the AHD GT85 has once again proved, what a top board in these types of conditions. Today I am 1st become in the Silverfleet. [Read...]

(machine translated in 2018) WWT today training with Pieter Bijl. Pieter is head tester at Neil Pryde and PWA slalom. In addition it was also Casper Ball present, old wereldchampioen RS-X. First a pradnya theory of Pieter. After rigging and feedback and tips from Peter. Nadwi has also helped me with my RAM F8. After lunch there was wind and we were able to practice takeoffs on open water, my weakness with matches. To 18:00 have been busy, long day, very useful and instructive. [Read...]

(machine translated in 2018) Perfect evening predicted, increasing SW wind. The point, so perfect weather to play and jump. Beautiful evening to my Fly-Mount with GoPro Hero Wide (camera) a try. On arrival there was a brisk wind, wavered between 5.3 and 4.7. Nevertheless, chosen to start with 5.3, quickly rigged. After a rakje or 2 I sail the water on, feel and hear a hot dog, think first to my trapeze lines, but which are still a. I am also still, look at my trapeze hook. Broken! Uitgehaakt, gyben and fast on arm strength back to the side. It was great, even though it was short. [Read...]

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(machine translated in 2018) I had with John Coins (NED-30) agreed to do some fins test, John had trouble finding the right vin for are Patrick Diethelm boards to find, I have a lot of different fins, so ideal for testing, John could once again turn me tips on trim etc. There was wind predicted, West 6. So good for on the Grevelingendam. We had around 17:00 agreed. Many fins tested, this was a very very educational night. do we need to do more often. [Read...]

(machine translated in 2018) Currently, in the Canary Islands a slalom contest dangers for the World Championship. Yesterday there was a lot of wind 8 a 9 Beaufort, so then it goes very hard over the water. You see there never on TV, but fortunately we have nowadays internet and can often live the game is followed. Here pictures of the 2 Finals held yesterday are dangers. [Read...]